Katherine Maurice details her families struggles with her children's autism. It is a very elightened look at the affect a diagnosis can have on a family, as well as the struggle a family has finding their way through the often confusing maze of opinions, treatment options, and stereotypes of autism.
Katherine's daughter Anne-Marie is the first to be diagnosied. She details her struggles with accepting this diagnosis, as well as her attempts to seek treatment. Katherine Maurice tried a variety of treatment options, and records the basic treatments, her observations and opinions of treatments. Eventually the Maurice family finds a treatment option that works for them, and they achieve a "recovery" of their daughter.
Michel her son, is then diagnosed, and the struggle for treatment and recovery starts all over again. Luckily both struggles have a happy ending. Katherine then discusses her continuing work helping other families.
Katherine Maurice is very open about her feelings as a mother dealing with Autism. Katherine Maurice has very strong opinions about some treatment options and expresses them openly. She shares her pain and triumphs.
The review of this Book prepared by Danell LeBlanc